Post holiday blues – the very late blog on Lanka

When you are on your holiday you go with the intention of documenting everything and coming back with full gusto to open your blog and write ALL of your experiences. Then life happens. You come back and dive neck deep into work, and then you drown in your kid’s class tests and when you are…

Sayantani’s Chingri Macher Malaikari

Sayantani is my beautiful colleague from Kolkata. I met her last year and was overjoyed this year when this year she moved to Mumbai. With her she not only brought to office her famed Bengali accent, the unique manner in which she dressed but also her Bengali cuisine. This was when i felt, its always…

F(e)asting during Ramzan: A Bohri meal experience 

Did you know you eat lesser when you sit on the floor cross-legged to eat versus sitting at a dining table? Did you know that roasted garlic and chillies help you digest mutton and other heavy meals? Did you know that no morsel of food goes waste at a Bohri wedding and that the thaal…

Papa’s Pork Sorpotel: My long impending post on..pork..again

When most people look for comfort food, they would cite maggi, pasta, pizza, ‘bhate-bhat’ for the bengalis, daal-bhat for most of the others. My comfort food for all seasons and for all the right reasons is pork sorpotel. And just the way my papa makes it. Though i have tried several versions of this dish,…

Food across neighbours

Scoutmytrip.com’s Co-founder Deepak Ananth‘s trip to Nepal was such an appetizing journey. Deepak recounts his experiences with food for us. Be part of this exciting journey and feast on this droolworthy food photos! Plenty has been written and talked about Indian food and its immediate neighbor, the quintessential Chinese cuisine. During my travel, I was made…

One of those days…

When you want to only eat yummy food because you are feeling down. Food shouldn’t ideally be eaten to lift your spirits but what the heck! I think you can be pardoned if you are cooking up your lunch box at 6 am in the morning. Today was one of those days. I made myself…

N for Never give up #AtoZchallenge

I am so behind in my challenge- so many days of writers block that I decided to challenge myself to atleast finishing this series and not compete​ with the other stalwarts in the #Blogchatter challenge. What Blogchatter’s #AtoZChallenge got me to do is  Get some semblance of discipline in my blogging life  Got me to…

M for Madras Cafe #AtoZChallenge

You can never go wrong with South Indian breakfasts. American and English breakfasts have their own charm but South Indian breakfast ensure one thing – a full tummy and that too a healthy one. Am calling this post Madras Cafe not just because I love the cafe on Dadar East but also it signifies all…

L for lime, lemons, lemonade and vodka lemonade #AtoZchallenge 

When life hands you lemons they say make lemonade. I say add a dash of vodka and salt and make yourself vodka lemonade. I also say seek out lemons because there is nothing quite as refreshing as lime, lemons, lemonade and vodka lemonade.   This tangy fruit in all its forms in one of my…

K for kids treats – #AtoZchallenge

Try doing this to your kids today and you are a horrible parent with no sense of what to feed your kids – chocolate bars are replaced by fruit, chips are replaced by ‘Makhna’, biscuits are replaced by saltless crackers and porridge (bleh). I feel for today’s generation. They don’t have half as much fun as we had as kids – loading up on carbs and sugar.